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Google plans to replace passwords with “Trust Scores”
May24

Google plans to replace passwords with “Trust Scores”

Google had its I/O last week, and it didn’t go without some major announcements. While news of the company’s Artificial Intelligence, Allo, Duo and the likes may have grabbed the headlines—not much was said about password replacement. Trust Score as Google puts it, will replace passwords soon. Google’s Trust Scores incorporates various data points about you to determine whether you are legitimate or not. Per The Verge, Google’s Trust...

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Instagram tests business profiles with three new features
May13

Instagram tests business profiles with three new features

It looks like business profiles on Instagram are going to receive major upgrades. The social media platform is testing three new profile features that will make your bio to look more like a Facebook page. This move will help many businesses, instructors, photographers and people with influence to reach more followers and be recognized as a business profile more easily. But what changes is Instagram going to introduce for its users?...

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Instagram Changes Its App Icon and Users Freak Out
May12

Instagram Changes Its App Icon and Users Freak Out

On Wednesday, Instagram unveiled its new app icon. The current color scheme features purple, pink and orange. The new design was revealed on the company’s website. “We’ve made improvements to how the Instagram app looks on the inside as well. The simpler design puts more focus on your photos and videos without changing how you navigate the app.” Why the company changed it? “Brands, logos and products develop deep connections and...

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Users spend on average 50 minutes on Facebook
Apr29

Users spend on average 50 minutes on Facebook

  Do you ever wonder how much time you spend on social media? I have, but i never put a timer on. Thankfully Facebook Inc. has the answer. Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO, said recently: “people around the world spend, on average, more than 50 minutes a day using Facebook, Instagram and Messenger — and that doesn’t count WhatsApp.” In July 2014 users in the United States spend 40 minute per-day. Now, that Facebook is a global...

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Instagram Changes Algorithm – Feeds Will Be Based on Relevance
Mar16

Instagram Changes Algorithm – Feeds Will Be Based on Relevance

Instagram is moving to reorder your feed of updates. The reorder from being based on chronology to one on relevance. This update will be rolling out in the coming months. On its blog post, Instagram stated: “To improve your experience, your feed will soon be reordered to show the moments we believe you will care about the most. The order of photos and videos in your feed will be based on the likelihood you’ll be interested in the...

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